I would like for a lawyer to review a potential psychiatric malpractice case, but I have no idea how damages are assessed, or if there are minimum or maximum amounts an attorney would look for. I had been told in the past that because of the cost of pursuing medical malpractice claims, they would like to see at least $100K damages, is this the same for psych? Thanks.
Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional's negligence causes injury to a patient. Incorrect actions and inaction can both be forms of negligence.
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